In the best of times, domestic workers in the Gulf work long hours, are underpaid and highly isolated with little or no means to redress their grievances. Come Ramadan, their plight often becomes even more severe. The pressure on domestic workers during Ramadan is acknowledged both by local media and the government. Despite this widespread recognition that domestic workers are overworked and are not given enough rest during Ramadan, no measures have been taken to ensure or even nurture fair employment practices. Here is our recommended best practices for employers.
Map of Abuses
Interactive map enabling you to report and visualize abuses